Every week we hope to entice you to go out and do something fun in the area. Maybe you’ll see something you never thought you’d try, but now you think you might! This area of Florida is filled with interesting things to do and see and experience. Get out there and do it!
This week of Saturday, August 3 – Saturday August 10, 2019
Saturday, August 3
TT’s Tiki Rocks the Summer with Journey/Eagles Tribute Band
Punta Gorda, FL
TT’s (The Tiki) Bar on Charlotte Harbor 33 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
“Faithfully” is a Journey Tribute Band out of Nashville, TN. They cover all Journey and Eagles hits as well as fan favorites. Come on down to TT’s Tiki Bar at the Four Points by Sheraton and enjoy the beautiful view while rocking to Journey and Eagles music! $10 general admission. Guests are encouraged to bring a folding chair. Call 941.637.6770 Ext. 130 to book your tickets!
The Tiki Bar FB More info on event here
Sunday, August 4
Blue + You Community BBQ
Gillespie Park, 710 Osprey Ave. Sarasota, FL. 34236
This is the first of many planned barbecues with free food, juice, water, face painting, family friendly games and prizes! And lots of police vehicles to see. This is also an opportunity for kids to get free school supplies (bring your school list!). Chief Bernadette DiPino says, “This is an opportunity for us to connect with our community, foster relationships and build trust with those who we serve and protect every day.”
Sarasota Police Department FB City of Sarasota Parks and Rec FB More info on event here
Thursday, August 8
Florida Maritime Museum Twining Workshop
Florida Maritime Museum 4415 119th St. W. Cortez, Fl 34215
Twining is how you make rag rugs! Bring any size T-shirt that you will use to make a “mug rug”. All other supplies will be provided. Make sure to register soon before the class fills up! Cost is $30.
Register here. Florida Folk School FB
Friday, August 9
The Reflections – The Best Of Bandstand
Venice Institute for Performing Arts 1 Indian Ave. Venice, FL 34285
Remember the song “Just Like Romeo and Juliet”? That’s from The Reflections! They will perform “The Best Of Bandstand” featuring songs they and other great performers sang on American Bandstand. Get your tickets!
Tickets Online here. Venice Performing Arts Center FB More info on event here
Saturday, August 10
Woodstock Revival, August 10
Sarasota Farmers Market Lemon & Main, Sarasota, FL 34236
Kettle of Fish will play at this celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. This is a free event. The market opens at 7am and the Woodstock event starts at 9am. Great way to shop for your fresh fruits and veggies and check out all the vendors!
Sarasota Farmers Market FB More info on event here
Photos from events FB pages.